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How to Grow Sunflowers

How to Grow Sunflowers

Here are some tips for planting and growing sunflowers.

How to Grow Tomatoes

How to Grow Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes isn't rocket science, so why not give it a go? Get plenty of useful tips on how to grow tomato plants

How to Plant Vegetables in Pots

How to Plant Vegetables in Pots

Grow edible plants anywhere with enough sunlight

Building Steps Into a Slope

Building Steps Into a Slope

Roughly shape the slope before you start building the steps. If it is steep, remove some of the soil. On an irregular slope, build up where necessary with additional soil

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Build a Retaining Wall using Concrete Blocks

Build a Retaining Wall using Concrete Blocks

Masonry retaining walls are built with a reinforced concrete base as an anchor and a wall of hollow concrete blocks reinforced with 12mm steel bars.

How to Grow Brussel Sprouts

How to Grow Brussel Sprouts

This hardy vegetable is rich in vitamin C and will provide a crop during autumn and winter if early and late varieties are planted.

10 Rules for Planning Successful Parties!

10 Rules for Planning Successful Parties!

Simple rules that will make organising your next party easier.

Installing New Gutters

Installing New Gutters

Fix or replace guttering to prevent leaks and damage

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How to lay new decking boards

How to lay new decking boards

Use this installation technique to finish a new deck or to replace old boards on an existing base

How to Build a Courtyard Deck

How to Build a Courtyard Deck

Utilise that wasted space in your backyard

How to Fix Faulty Flush Cisterns

How to Fix Faulty Flush Cisterns

Leaking toilet cisterns do waste water, and cistern overflows occur if the inlet valve doesn't shut off when water reaches the correct level.

How to Lay Turf

How to Lay Turf

Artificial turf is a great new alternative

Bathroom plants

Bathroom plants

Choose varieties that thrive in humid conditions to add colour and purify air

How to Grow Coriander

How to Grow Coriander

This hardy annual herb, a native of south-east Europe, is grown for its fresh leaves and seeds. Before ripening, the seeds smell like the leaves, but as the small fruits mature, they develop a warm spicy aroma – a sure sign that they are ready to harvest.

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